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FSIS reviews its humane handling enforcement policy

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing its intent to hold livestock owners, transporters, haulers and other persons not employed by an official establishment responsible if they commit acts involving inhumane handling of livestock in connection with slaughter when on the premises of an official establishment. The agency intend...

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Viral pathogens can move from country to country through feed

Posted by Teresa Steckler - Disease

I read this on Meatingplace; it is an intriguing concept. By Michael Fielding on 10/31/2016...

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World beef markets and trade expected to grow in 2017

this article waws published on the Meatingplace website by Rita Jane Gabbett on 10/24/2016 by Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University extension livestock marketing specialist The latest global...

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Beef producer input sought

Posted by Teresa Steckler - Other

I just read about this on a website.  You may want to consider participating and make your opinions count!   Anonymous survey seeks input from every segment of beef industry WASHINGTON — Beef producers all across the country, from every segment of the industry, are being encouraged to participate in a survey that will help establish a benchmark and cou...

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Lighting type affects ground beef color

by Taking Stock Contributor By Samantha Kneeskern Ground beef is a very popular protein option at the grocery store. In fact, in terms of volume,64% of total beef purchased is ground beef¹. When choosing a package of ground beef from the retail case, consumers rely heavily on the color of the meat to make their decision. The most desirable color is bright, cherry r...

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